Bomb: The Race to Build and Steal the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
In December of 1938, a chemist in a German laboratory made a shocking discovery, When placed next to radioactive material, a Uranium atom split in two. That simple discovery launched a scientific race that spanned 3 continents. In Great Britain and the United States, Soviet spies worked their way into the scientific community, in Norway, a commando force slipped behind enemy lines to attack German heavy-water manufacturing and deep in the desert, one brilliant group of scientists was hidden away at a remote site at Los Alamos. This is the story of the plotting, the risk-taking, the deceit and genius that created the world’s most formidable weapon. This is the story of the atomic bomb.